The Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a voluntary
recall Thursday of about 1.5 million Graco brand strollers, warning
that the hinges on the canopy pose a risk of fingertip
The affected strollers are: Graco's Passage, Alano
and Spree Strollers and Travel Systems. Five children had their
fingertips cut off when they reached into the stroller's canopy
hinge while it was being opened or closed. Two others
Pictures of the recalled products are posted on the CPSC's web site. The recalled strollers were manufactured
between October 2004 and February 2008 and the following model
numbers are being recalled (you can find the model number and
manufacture date on the lower inside portion of the rear frame,
just above the rear wheels):
7240DNB, 7240DNB2, 7240MKL2, 7240MKL3
7255CLP, 7255CLP2, 7255CRA2, 7255CRA3, 7255CSA3, 7255GPK3,
7255GRN, 7255GRN2, 7255JJB3, 7255ORC2, 7255WLO2, 7255WLO3
7256CLO2, 7256SPM2, 7256SPM3
7260BAN, 7260BAN2, 7260BAN3, 7260MRA2, 7260MRA3, 7260PKR,
Consumers should contact Graco at (800) 345-4109 to receive a
free protective cover repair kit.
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